• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 446

    A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The flat oval stone engraved with a bust of Cupid, a mantle over his shoulders, turned to his right, wings outstretched, an attribute in his hand; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
    5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long; ring size 10½


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    Provenance

    with Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1980s.